Media, ICT, Lifestyle and Retail Business

Sumitomo Corporation globally runs various businesses in Media, ICT and Lifestyle retail domain.

The representative business of Sumitomo Corporation Group are Cable TV operation (Jupiter Telecom, J:COM), broadcasting programming business, TV home shopping business (Shop Channel), Supermarket (Summit), Drug store (Tomod's), E-Commerce (Soukai Drug), Mobile telecommunication operation (MobiCom, MPT), Mobile Handset distribution and Gift Card business (T-Gaia), Venture Capital (Sumitomo Corporation Equity Asia, Presidio Ventures), and System integration business (SCSK) etc.

In Indonesia, our department is responsible for the new business development and new venture investment in above domain to support Sumitomo Corporation's related business lines, or subsidiary companies. In addition to above, PT Sumitomo Indonesia has part of ownership over, one of the leading business-to-business (B2B) E-Commerce companies in Maintenance, Repair and Operations, so called MRO, with category of pantry and office needs in Indonesia, together with Monotaro Co.,Ltd. and Sumitomo Tokyo team. In 2016 August, MonotaRO Co.,Ltd. has acquired majority shares of the firm.

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